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Power Plant Operators monitor pieces of equipment at plants, document energy production rates, and check gauge readings periodically. Skills relevant to this position and found on applicants' resumes include detecting problems and taking corrective action, controlling and maintaining evaporator operations, and assisting with steam turbine generator operations. At a bare minimum, Power Plant Operators are required to have the equivalent of a high school diploma on their resumes in order to secure an entry-level position.

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Power Plant Operator

Operated, maintained, and inspected a power plant rated at 18 MW comprised of all electrical switch gear components such as remote control switches, power transfer controls, circuit breakers, and voltage rheostats

  • Documented and analyzed calculations from ammeters, voltmeters, frequency meters, and temperature and pressure indicator devices
  • Maintained accurate accountability for auxiliary equipment including air compressors, cooling water pumps, pre-lube pumps, fuel oil pumps, and centrifuges
  • Monitored and adjusted waste heat recovery system
  • Assisted in the development of fuel product inventory and safety by ensuring the proper storage of 100,000 gallons of diesel fuel
  • Ensured compliance with EPA regulations by maintaining up-to-date records
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Education And Professional Development
2

Power Plant Operator

Controlled and maintained auxiliary equipment, such as fans, pumps, compressors and condensers.

  • Monitored and inspected power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems
  • Repaired fans, pumps and motors after failure
  • Performed preventative maintenance on plant equipment
  • Performed routine power plant chemistry
  • Safety Committee Chairman - Organized safety committee meetings and directed approximately five members in improving power plant safety
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering Technology
3

Electrical Power Plant Operator

Ensured adherence to safety procedures. Facilitated safety inspections in industrial and manufacturing. Adjusted production equipment setups. Installed industrial machinery or heavy equipment. Tested manufactured products or materials. Certified overhead crane and forklift operator. Determined project methods and procedures.

  • Earned the reputation as a crucial member of the organization by remaining vigilant, resourceful and flexible.
  • Accomplished stand-out levels of output.
  • Inspired colleagues to excel and advance by offering encouragement and assistance.
  • Established new ways of addressing old problems.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree
4

Nuclear Power Plant Operator

  • Selected as Reactor Room Operational Supervisor, leading watch team through 2014 Operational Reactor Safeguards Exam to earn a high grade on monitored casualty response evolutions.
  • Mentored and trained personnel to satisfactorily complete 2014 maintenance administration and practices inspection.
  • As Work Center Supervisor, successfully led 10 maintenance personnel through 2 planned maintenance periods, receiving Flag Letter of Commendation for accomplishments.
  • Performed/supervised reactor secondary systems maintenance from generation of work controls to the completion of component testing without incident over a 4 year period.
  • As carbon steel piping inspection program manager, restructured program to implement complex technical drawings to create more efficient program.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
5

Senior Nuclear Power Plant Operator

Performed routine plant walk downs, trending system performance to identify operating problems.

  • Directed, coordinated, and approved thousands of maintenance items requiring meticulous analysis of thermal hydraulic mechanical systems, electrical schematics, detailed procedures and risk mitigation.
  • Personally directed frequent plant changing evolutions to ensure reactor power demands and maintenance conditions were expeditiously met.
  • Responsible for safety of plant and team of 21 operators during maintenance.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Information Sciences And Technology
6

Nuclear Power Plant Operator

Planned and coordinated preventative and corrective maintenance for a division of 10-15 junior and senior technicians ensuring all maintenance completed correctly and efficiently while adhering to all procedures and safety policies resulting in no procedural or safety violations

  • Troubleshot and made repairs to equipment to maintain the submarine at-sea resulting in mission completion within set deadline during deployments
  • Troubleshot and repaired vital reactor plant monitoring and control equipment, complex circuit cards, electrical conversion equipment, electrical monitoring and control equipment.
  • Generated detailed troubleshooting guides and repair procedures, initiated work quality inspections, and created work process improvement procedures to reduce man-hour usage and eliminate re-work
  • Responsible for proper planning, coordination, and administration of divisional reactor plant preventative maintenance resulting in reduction of man-hours and no plant condition conflicts
  • Ensured on-going improvement and safety by writing and implementing emergency procedures for abnormal plant conditions resulting in no lost man-hours and maintaining reactor plant safety
  • Incited motivation and teamwork during highly stressful situations to improve morale and complete projects attaining a divisional recommendation to the position of divisional supervisor
  • Utilized exceptional organizational skills to coordinate multiple programs in parallel with no discrepancies
  • Gave countless hours of on the job training to junior technicians
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Nuclear Power Program
Optics Installer
7

Nuclear Power Plant Operator

Over 4000 hours of watch standing experience as Shutdown Reactor Operator on an SG6 nuclear power plant

  • Over 3000 hours of watch standing experience as Reactor Operator on a critical SG6 nuclear power plant
  • Recorded and analyzed reactor plant data in plant logs and data sheets
  • Monitored and operated nuclear safety related systems, plant electrical systems, and turbine-generator systems.
  • Performed maintenance and repair of reactor controls support equipment, alarm, indicating circuits, power plant instrumentation and control systems, various 450-Volt, and 120-Volt electrical distribution systems, and power generating equipment throughout the propulsion plant
  • Responsible for the supervision of all maintenance performed by the Reactor Controls division including both primary and secondary systems and instrumentation
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Nuclear Engineering Technology
Nuclear Power Training Unit
Nuclear
8

Power Plant Operator

  • Supervised daily operations of combined cycle power plant facility comprised of Westinghouse steam turbine and two gas turbines.
  • Maintained proper water chemistry within boiler operations and demineralization plant and examined operation logs for boiler water/steam reliability.
  • Trained equipment operators with an emphasis on safety, quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Conducted preventive/conditional maintenance of plant equipment and systems and performed plant start-ups and shutdowns.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Machine Tool Technology / Machinists
BS
Electrical Engineering Technology
Welding Beginnig To Advance
9

Nuclear Power Plant Operator

U S Navy Nuclear Power Plant Operator: machinist mate operator qualified and trained aboard the USS Kentucky (SSBN 737) as Engineering Watch Supervisor, Engineering Duty Petty Officer, and Engine Room Supervisor.

  • As an Engineering Watch Supervisor, was responsible for supervising the conduct of reactor plant and steam plant operations on an S8G model reactor plant. Provided direct oversight for the manual use of control rods. Reviewed and approved all chemical additions made to the reactor plant, steam plant, and steam generators.
  • As an Engineering Duty Petty Officer, provided oversight for all reactor operations in a shutdown condition including primary plant hydrostatic tests, non-critical heat-ups, system flow balances, control rod testing, and primary relief valve and safety valve testing.
  • As an Engine Room Supervisor, directed the startup and shutdown of the steam plant including turbine generators, main engines, pure water distilling plants, condensate level controls, and steam generator feed systems.
  • Supervised corrective and preventative maintenance actions and testing of reactor plant systems during both shipyard overhaul and operational conditions.
  • Managed the Quality Assurance training and qualification program aboard the USS Kentucky, ensuring the highest level of knowledge for the department's QA workers, inspectors, and supervisors.
  • Improved existing processes using the Lean Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, re-energizing multiple struggling programs and elevating performance to Above Standards levels.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Nuclear Engineering Technology
MS
Engineering Management
10

Power Plant Operator III

  • Proven ability to multitask and be 100% accountable.
  • Developed team cohesion in a cross- functional team environment.
  • Applied knowledge of the principles and practices of Power plant operations.
  • Planed and prioritized work effectively to achieve maximum results.
  • Analyzed situations and develop an effective course of action.
  • Prepared and delivered Equipment operating log sheets.
  • Performed research, interpreted, and applied local and federal guidelines and regulations to insure proper adhesion.
  • Completed in a timely manner assigned tasks and special projects
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Mechanical Science

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